Public Service Spotlight

Join The Drive at Moving Day Chicago 2014
Sunday October 19, 2014

Help do whatever it takes to beat Parkinson's disease! Join The Drive at the 3rd Annual National Parkinson Foundation's Moving Day Chicago, to raise awareness and funds for research, treatment, and outreach. This family-friendly event is in Chicago's Lincoln Park, on Sunday morning, October 19. Don't want to walk? Come anyway - there's lots to do in the Movement Pavilion, Resource Pavilion, and kids' area. Maybe you can even get a free massage! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lincoln Park
Location: Chicago North
 
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Support the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Attend the 'Pretty in Pink' 5K Walk-a-thon, at Advantage Chevrolet, Hodgkins/Countryside, on Sunday morning, October 19th. For information, to register, or to donate now CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements
Saturday October 04, 2014
Clearbrook Casino Night
Roll the dice, play your cards right & help create opportunities for people with disabilities. Attend Clearbrook Guardians Fall Casino Night at the Clearbrook Getz Building in Palatine on Saturday evening, October 4th, must be 18 or older to gamble. For information CLICK HERE.
Where: Clearbrook Getz Building
Location: Cook County North
 
Saturday October 04, 2014
Morton Arboretum's 'Drink It In Craft Beer Festival'
Enjoy the fall colors and celebrate more than 80 unique craft beers from around the Midwest and elsewhere. It's the Morton Arboretum in Lisle's 'Drink It In Craft Beer Festival.' Saturday, October 4th, 1-5 p.m. Sample your favorite brews enjoy live music & more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: DuPage / West Cook
 
Tuesday October 07, 2014
Cocktails for CASA: A Safe Home for Every Child
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County provides mistreated foster children a voice in court. You can support their important work at Cocktails for CASA: A Safe Home for Every Child. It's happening at Lloyd's Chicago, in the downtown financial district on Tuesday, October 7th. With cocktails, appetizers, live entertainment and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lloyd's Chicago
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday October 18, 2014
Brew Moon 4 Beer and Band Fest
Brew Moon 4 Beer and Band Fest, a 21 and over event, is an annual indoor festival designed for beer enthusiasts to experience the finest craft, import and micro brews. The event is organized by Palmer Place Restaurant and the McCook Athletic Expo (the MAX) with proceeds being donated to the Legacy Guild college scholarship program. It's happening Saturday, October 18th, 6 p.m., at McCook Athletic Expo, 4750 Vernon Avenue, McCook. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Max
Location: Cook County South
 
Saturday October 18, 2014
Jordan Michael Filler Foundation 5K Run and Walk
Help raise awareness about the devastating effects of heroin and other drug use. Take part in the Jordan Michael Filler Foundation 5K Run and Walk. It starts at 445 Central in Highland Park on Saturday morning, October 18th. The event is free, but donations are accepted. For more information and to register now, CLICK HERE.
Where: Parking Lot Next To Old Movie Theater
Location: Cook County North
 
Sunday October 19, 2014
Oak Park's Frank Lloyd Wright Races
Bring your racing and running season to a close in historic Oak Park with the flat, fast, and scenic route of the 2014 Frank Lloyd Wright Races, featuring a 5K Run/Walk, the 10K Run, and the Youth Mile for ages 7-14. All events are on Sunday, October 19 and start just east of Oak Park River Forest High School. For information go CLICK HERE.
Where: Oak Park - River Forest High
Location: DuPage / West Cook
 
Sunday October 19, 2014
Advantage Chevrolet's 4th Annual 'Pretty in Pink' 5K to Benefit American Cancer Society
Support the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Attend the 'Pretty in Pink' 5K Walk-a-thon, at Advantage Chevrolet, Hodgkins/Countryside, on Sunday morning, October 19th. For information, to register, or to donate now CLICK HERE.
Where: Advantage Chevrolet
Location: Cook County South
 
Saturday November 08, 2014
Save-A-Pet's Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction
Save-A-Pet no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, injured, or lost dogs and cats, never rejecting an animal due to age, health, breed, or temperament. Since 1972, Save-A-Pet has saved over 40,000 lives. The fantastic Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction on Saturday, November 8 raises critical funds necessary for Save-A-Pet to continue saving lives and expanding families. To order tickets, call 847/740-7788, or CLICK HERE.
Where: Concorde Banquets
Location: Far North Suburbs
 



Ongoing Public Service Announcements
Thursday June 26, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Step Up. Get Tested.
Help stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, FREE 'Step Up. Get Tested' HIV testing events are taking place across the city. Complete with rapid testing, education and support services. It's private and results are accurate and quick. Find a testing event near you at CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Join the Donor Registry at Be The Match
For people with life threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. 'Be the Match' connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Find out how you can join the donor registry...or give funds to help - CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
Access to Care - Filling the Gap for the Uninsured
If you are over income for Medicaid but still can't afford to see a doctor, Access to Care can help! If you don't qualify for Medicaid for other reasons, Access to Care can help. If you have medical insurance with a high deductible and still can't afford to see a doctor, Access to Care can help. Doctor visits for $5. Restrictions apply. CLICK HERE or call 708-531-0680.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Goodwill Makes Halloween Shopping Easy
Getting everything you need this Halloween doesn't need to be scary! Goodwill has a great selection of costumes and décor, at great low prices! And don't forget; the funds from every item you purchase from Goodwill helps provide training, support and employment services for people, right in your community, with disabilities and disadvantages. Now that's 'AMAZING!' Visit AmazingGoodwill.com. (CLICK HERE).
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services
Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They'll give you a hand...so you can give your heart.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 

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